Time Magazine Debuts 5 Striking Covers For ‘Most Influential People' Issue

Time Magazine Debuts 5 Striking Covers For ‘Most Influential People' Issue

Time magazine revealed its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World with five distinct covers, featuring ballet dancer Misty Copeland, Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos, actor Bradley Cooper, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and rapper Kanye West.

Other honorees include everyone from West's wife and reality TV star Kim Kardashian to President Barack Obama to North Korea's Kim Jong Un to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

A number of prominent journalists were also included. Sarah Koenig, a producer for "This American Life" and host of the popular true crime podcast "Serial," made the cut, as well as Chinese journalist Chai Jing, who examined her country's pollution and environmental policy in the influential documentary "Under the Dome."

Jorge Ramos, a Mexican-born journalist who landed a contentious interview with President Obama last year and has become one of the preeminent voices in the immigration debate, led Time's list of "Leaders."

"Ramos wrangles with President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner; he swims the Rio Grande; he says he asks every question as if it’s his last, determined to get an answer or go down trying," CNN’s chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour wrote of Ramos. "What happened to immigration reform? He knows he has a voice and is not afraid to use it. He shouts from every rooftop that Hispanic rights are human rights."

Check out the Time 100 covers:

kanye west

ruth bader ginsburg

bradley cooper

jorge ramos

misty copeland

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